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Google Searches for Your Next Novel Could Get You in Hot Water with the NSA!

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“What are the weakest ports of entry to the United States?” “How much for a fake social security number?” “Caribbean to the U.S. without documents…” NSA spies could be forgiven for pegging me as a human trafficker. A scan of web queries from my IP address in the last year would reveal that someone with access to my password-protected router routinely Googled for information about sneaking into the U.S. I’m somewhat surprised that a black suited agent in dark sunglasses hasn’t come to check out my basement. I’m not shocked, however, that my questions all had answers buried in the recesses of the web. Google is to information what Ali Baba’s imaginary, magic cave was to treasure. It’s almost unfathomable…

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